Helen Adams

Job title: Veterinary Surgeon Manager Cradley Heath

Hometown: I was born in Johannesburg but moved to Harrogate when I was 10. I have lived in the West Midlands since I graduated.

Qualifications: BVM&S MRCVS '

Experience: I qualified in 2006 and joined a small animal hospital in Lichfield, providing out of hours care as well as the day to day. In 2012 I moved to Manor and have been at our Cradley branch ever since.

About me: I think I first said I wanted to be a vet at 9 years old and that has been my goal ever since. I enjoy all aspects of small animal general practice. In 2008 I spent a year travelling and carry out veterinary work as a volunteer in remote parts of the world, a fantastic and humbling experience.

My family pets: Daisy the rescue cat

I love Manor Vets: of the dedication shown by everyone to the clients and their pets.

I always wished I could: ice skate

When I can: have my friends round for dinner parties

Meet: Nelson Mandela

Interesting: I have trekked in the Himalayas twice.